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Reducing Friction with an Onion-Like Carbon Material08.21.18Science Highlight

Reducing Friction with an Onion-Like Carbon Material

Researchers developed a new self-generating lubricant with great potential for industrial applications. Read More »

Steering Light with Dynamic Lens-on-MEMS07.18.18Science Highlight

Steering Light with Dynamic Lens-on-MEMS

Scientists add active control to design capabilities for new lightweight flat optical devices. Read More »

Sense Like a Shark: Saltwater-Submersible Films06.19.18Science Highlight

Sense Like a Shark: Saltwater-Submersible Films

A nickelate thin film senses electric field changes analogous to the electroreception sensing organ in sharks, which detects the bioelectric fields of prey. Read More »

02.20.18Science Highlight

Two for the Price of One: Towards Quantum Entanglement with a Single Nanoplate

Control over light-emitting properties of tiny semiconductor platelets may yield new opportunities for innovative optics utilizing quantum phenomena. Read More »

Photosynthesis without Cells: Turning Light into Fuel11.24.17Science Highlight

Photosynthesis without Cells: Turning Light into Fuel

An entirely human-made architecture produces hydrogen fuel using light, shows promise for transmitting energy in numerous applications. Read More »

06.23.17Science Highlight

Magnetic Curve Balls

A twisted array of atomic magnets were driven to move in a curved path, a needed level of control for use in future memory devices. Read More »

06.07.17Science Highlight

Nothing Boring about the Thinnest Boron Ever

Researchers made a sheet of boron only one atom thick with the potential to change solar panels, computers, and more. Read More »

05.30.17Science Highlight

Reusable Sponge for Mitigating Oil Spills

Oleo Sponge could make oil spill cleanup more efficient. Read More »

11.30.16Science Highlight

Giving Friction the Slip with New Carbon Films

Self-healing diamond-like carbon coating could revolutionize lubrication.

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11.29.16Science Highlight

Magnetic Discovery Could Be Tip of the “Ice”berg

A material with unprecedented control of magnetic states may have implications for new technologies.

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